Remember a little thing called the space-time continuum? Well what if the time part of the equation was literally running out? New evidence is suggesting that time is slowly disappearing from our universe, and will one day vanish completely. This radical new theory may explain a cosmological mystery that has baffled scientists for years.
The Daily Galaxy reported earlier on an experienced and well-respected particle physicist’s mind-boggling plan to prove that time is two-directional using light particles. Now he’s going forward with his “backward” plan to explore quantum retro causality.
When Carl Sagan, the legendary astrophysicist, was asked if he believed in the possibility of traveling back in time, he answered:
John Cramer, a physicist at the University of Washington, believes that light particles can act in reverse time, and he has compelling evidence behind his theory. Cramer is a well-respected experimental physicist with an impressive particle physics background.
The reality is that two subatomic particles split from a single particle do seem to somehow instantaneously communicate, regardless of how far apart they get in space and time. The bizarre phenomenon is described as "entanglement" and "non-local communication." Cramer believes he may be able to solve the mystery of how these particles react thousands of miles apart. His theory rests on a sort of time travel called quantum retrocausality.
Can we travel back in time, or predict the future? These are among the eternal questions about to be probed by an international team of researchers at CERN (the European Laboratory for Particle Physics) in Geneva is putting the finishing touches on the Large Hadron Collider, a new particle accelerator and one of the largest scientific machines ever built to re-create the conditions of an infant universe and offer clues about the fundamental stuff from which all matter derived. The key to making it work is a giant magnet - 75 feet tall and 130 feet long - that recently was powered up in a successful test of its magnetic field. The magnet is made of eight superconducting coils that together weigh more than 100 tons.
By using magnets to propel particles through the racetrack, the CERN team creates enormous concentrations of energy that strips atomic particles into a "primitive state." In essence, the accelerator is a time machine, looking at the most virgin matter as it was before elements and compounds evolved into complex forms of matter. What makes the LHC so extraordinary is that it squeezes energy into a space about a million million times smaller than a mosquito.